The Politics of Roman Memory Under Justinian (Advisor: Anthony Kaldellis; Defended May 2015)
Interests: ancient Mediterranean religions, mystery cult, social/cultural history, ritual, cultural interchange, epigraphy, historical linguistics.
Ancient Mediterranean religions
(2014: Reading Athenaios’ epigraphical hymn to Apollo: Critical edition and commentaries)
Present: Baylor University, Department of Classics, one-year Temporary Lecturer
Past: University of Iowa, Department of Classics, Visiting Assistant Professorship
“Through the Grapevine: Tracing the Origins of Wine” (Advisors: C. López-Ruiz [Classics], B. Joseph [Linguistics], S. Meier [Near Eastern Languages and Cultures])
Samuel Flores is an Assistant Professor in Classics at the College of Charleston. Samuel earned his MA (2008) and PhD (2013) in Classics from Ohio State.